UNT Community Garden

The mission of the UNT Community Garden is to provide a unique platform on campus for our university to sustainably and organically grow food, promote education, and foster a community focused on a greener, healthier future for everyone. 

Regardless of previous gardening experience, any UNT student, faculty or staff member is encouraged to become part of this growing community for collaborative learning. This space was created through a student-led proposal to the We Mean Green Fund Committee in 2015. Located behind Legends Hall, the space features twenty raised gardening plots for growing organic vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Each plot is managed year-round by garden members.

UNT Community Garden membership is free for UNT student, faculty, and staff groups or individuals. All necessary supplies are provided for members by the We Mean Green Fund. 

Garden workdays and gardening workshops are offered throughout the year as opportunities for community service and learning. These events are free and open to the UNT community. 

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Garden Facilitator Garden Hours:

Find the Garden Facilitator in the garden during these times (when the weather is cooperative).

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30pm-1:30pm

And by appointment (email communitygarden@unt.edu)

Upcoming Events:

When Where Event Details
Wednesday, February 13th, 2:30pm-3:30pm UNT Community Garden Spring Gardening with Pollinators Workshop

Spring is a great time to build a pollinator garden. Denton's own excellent gardening resource, Rachel Weaver, will lead this free hands-on workshop covering how to plan, plant, and maintain a successful spring garden that is sure to draw some of your pollinator friends.

The workshop will be held outside in the UNT Community Garden as part of UNT's Bee Campus USA programming.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/605851706510300/

Wednesday, February 20th, 2pm-3pm UNT Community Garden Garden Workday/Drop In Volunteering TBD
Monday, March 4th, 3:30pm-4:30pm UNT Community Garden Garden Workday/Drop In Volunteering

TBD

Wednesday, March 6th, 3pm-4pm UNT Community Garden Rock Painting De-stressing Workshop TBD
Wednesday, March 20th, 4:30pm-5:30pm UNT Community Garden Garden Workday/Drop In Volunteering TBD
Wednesday, April 3rd, 12pm-1pm UNT Community Garden Garden Workday/Drop In Volunteering TBD
Saturday, April 6th, 7:30am-2:00pm TBD The BIG Event

Gardeners are encouraged to register for The Big Event as an opportunity to engage with the UNT volunteering community beyond our garden. There will not be any scheduled events in the UNT Community Garden on this day.

Details can be found here: https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/center-for-leadership-and-service/program...

Monday, April 22nd, 10am-11am UNT Community Garden Earth Day Themed Rock Painting and De-stressing Workshop TBD
Thursday, April 25th, 4pm-7pm Library Mall Earth Fest Come say hello to us at our booth during Earth Fest! This is a celebratory and educational event to highlight the week of Earth Day.
Friday, May 3rd, 9am-10am UNT Community Garden Garden Workday/Drop In Volunteering TBD

Want to become a member or learn more?

Contact the UNT Community Garden Facilitator: CommunityGarden@unt.edu

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